A whole new series of Radeon Graphic cards was announced earlier this day by XFX. A string of models was unveiled which included the R9 290X, R9 290, R9 280X, R9 270X, R7 260X and the R7 250. All these form part of XFX’s first attempt towards the AMD range of GPUs and all the above mentioned models feature AMD’s 2nd generation award winning GCN Architecture and PowerTune Technology.
The testing by HardwareCanucks revealed that Radeon R9 280X was CrossFire compatible with the Radeon HD 7970. This has surely brought some good news for the users of HD 7970. The users who were previously hoping to include a Tahiti to the CrossFire can satisfy their wish by the Radeon R9 280X addition which is comparatively cheaper than the HD 7970 models available online.
ASUS has finally announced its R9 280X, R9 270X, R7 260X DirectCU II Graphics Cards based on their latest design of the DirectCU II. These new models will are equipped with better cooling systems and an enhanced PCB design. An event held in Australia revealed a few pictures of some of these models in which some other Radeon R9 and Radeon R7 GPU lineups were also pictured and now Asus has finally announced them.
AMD’s Radeon R9 and Radeon R7 series graphics cards are now officially available around the globe from AMD and its various AIC partners. AMD has announced that three cards are available through retail channels today, those cards include the AMD Radeon R9 280X, AMD Radeon R9 270X and the AMD Radeon R7 260X.
Sapphire’s entire Radeon R9 and R7 lineup has been leaked by VideoCardz. This lineup includes 13 graphics cards! Some of the more interesting cards are the Vapor-X, Dual-X and Toxic series cards. The R9 and R7 series cards will hit retail shelves this week and most reviews will go live tomorrow.
AMD Radeon R9 280X, Radeon R9 270X, and many different AMD R7 series card from several different AMD AIC partners have been unveiled. Many of these cards feature a non-reference cooling design from the manufacturer and some of the more notable cards are ASUS’s DirectCU, MSI’s Gaming Series and XFX double dissipation.
Photos of ASUS’s top of the line Republic of Gamers Matrix R9 280X Platinum graphics card have been leaked! Looking at the photos you can see that this card is pretty much a rebrand of the Radeon HD 7970 ROG Matrix card. The only real difference is that this card has overclocked memory. The clocks for core clock, boost clock and memory are 950 MHz, 1100 MHz and 1600 MHz respectively.
AMD is planning to release three of their sub-$300 new graphics cards at once. The Radeon R9 280X, Radeon R9 270X and Radeon R7 260X will all come to market on October 8th. The Three should be available to purchase at that date and online reviews should go live then as well. With the launch AMD’s AIB partners will also launch their non-reference and reference designed cards based on the three.
Yesterday when AMD announced the new R200 series we were all shown the reference or AMD stock versions of all of the cards. Obviously different manufactures will be coming out with their own versions of the cards with different coolers and PCB designs. One of those companies is XFX and we have a glimpse at their new Radeon R9 280X Double Dissipation card.
At AMD’s GPU 14 event they have just revealed all of the cards in the R9 2XX Series and the R7 2XX Series. These graphics cards are based on an improved version of the graphics core next architecture. The R9 series is made up of the R9 290X, R9 280X and R9 270X. The R7 series is made up of the R7 260X and R7 250.